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[06/25/15 - 07:33 AM]
Netflix Announces "Narcos" Release Date with Teaser Video
The series chronicles the gripping real-life stories of the drug kingpins of the late 1980s and the corroborative efforts of law enforcement to meet them head on in brutal, bloody conflict.

[05/21/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 21
Updates include: TNT passes on its proposed "Major Crimes" spin-off; Greg Grunberg latest alum to return for NBC's "Heroes Reborn"; and Jonathan Tropper, Justin Lin team for new Cinemax drama.

[03/02/15 - 12:01 PM]
Netflix Announces Dates for Upcoming Slate
Look for a new season of "Orange Is the New Black" on June 12 as well as the premieres of "Between," "Sense8" and "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp" in the coming months.

[10/09/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 9
Updates include: Scott Foley, Greg Grunberg to pen comedy for ABC; Legendary Television looking to revive "Lost in Space"; and Victor Garber, Andy Mientus book arcs on The CW's "The Flash."

[08/28/14 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 28
Updates include: Paget Brewster cast in Amazon's "Down Dog"; "Ray Donovan" creator Ann Biderman to step down as showrunner; and Netflix acquires the streaming rights to NBC's "The Blacklist."

[06/18/14 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 18
Updates include: Martin Sheen joins Netflix's "Grace & Frankie"; Jennie Jacques boards History's "Vikings"; and Manolo Cardona lands role in Netflix's "Narcos."

[06/06/14 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 6
Updates include: Yaya DaCosta cast as Whitney Houston in Lifetime biopic; Pedro Pascal to star in Netflix's "Narcos"; and Amazon greenlights a pair of comedy pilots.

[06/05/14 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 5
Updates include: Jeremy Sisto boards "The Returned" at A&E; Diane Farr cast in ABC Family's "Stitchers"; and Kellan Lutz, Malin Akerman return for HBO's "The Comeback" revival.

[04/01/14 - 12:01 PM]
Only on Netflix: Wagner Moura as Pablo Escobar in "Narcos" Coming in 2015
The project marks an all-new take on the amazing story of the Medellin Cartel, once the world's most ambitious and violent trafficking organization.

[02/06/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 6
Updates include: Dave Annable joins NBC's "Joe & Joe & Jane"; John Corbett to lead CBS's "NCIS: Los Angeles" spin-off; and "Chicago Fire" gets an extra episode from NBC.







NARCOS (NETFLIX)
Premieres Friday, August 28
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/28/15 - ???
STATUS:
new this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 3:01 AM-4:00 AM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's press release, June 2015) Narcos chronicles the gripping real-life stories of the drug kingpins of the late 1980s and the corroborative efforts of law enforcement to meet them head on in brutal, bloody conflict. It details the conflicting forces - legal, political, police, military and civilian - that clash in an effort to control the world's most powerful commodity: cocaine. The series re-partners creator and executive producer José Padilha (Elite Squad, RoboCop) with acclaimed Brazilian actor Wagner Moura (Elite Squad, Elysium) as a captivating Pablo Escobar alongside Boyd Holbrook (Gone Girl) and Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones) as real-life DEA agents Steve Murphy and Javier Peña. The series also features powerful performances by Colombia's Juan Pablo Raba (El corazón del océano), British theater star Joanna Christie (Once), Mexican sensation Stephanie Sigman (also seen later this year in the next Bond installment, Spectre), Colombian actor Manolo Cardona (Covert Affairs), Brazil's renowned André Mattos (Elite Squad), beloved Puerto Rican actor Luis Guzman (Boogie Nights) and the stunning Ana de la Reguera (Eastbound & Down, Nacho Libre) from Mexico. Eric Newman (Children of Men), the team of Doug Miro and Carlos Bernard (Sorcerer's Apprentice) and Chris Brancato (Hannibal) also serve as executive producers on the series. Narcos is produced by Gaumont Television for Netflix. All ten (10) episodes of Narcos will premiere on Friday, August 28.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ana De La Reguera as Elisa
· Boyd Holbrook as Steve Murphy
· Gabriela De La Garza as Diana Turbay
· Manolo Cardona as Eduardo Mendoza
· Pedro Pascal as Javier Pena
· Roberto Urbina as Fabio Ochoa
· Wagner Moura as Pablo Escobar
CREW INFORMATION:
· Carlo Bernard as CRTR/EP
· Doug Miro as CRTR/EP
· Eric Newman as EP
· José Padilha as EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Gaumont Film Company, The